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Even bipartisan support can't get some things done

The Washington Monument is seen behind White House on July 31, 2011 in Washington, DC. US President Barack Obama and top lawmakers raced against the clock Sunday in hopes of hammering out a deal that would avert a disastrous US debt default and a downgrade in its credit rating. Obama, his Democratic allies, and his Republican foes have been hunting for a breakthrough deal that would ensure the world's richest nation will have cash to pay its bills past a midnight Tuesday (0400 GMT Wednesday) deadline. Credit: AFP/Getty Images

Politicians in Washington may not be able to reach a bipartisan consensus on issues like health care or immigration reform, but there is apparently one thing they can agree on: rock & roll.

Unfortunately for them, however, bipartisanship doesn't guarantee success. CNN reports:

A bipartisan group of political operatives leading a grassroots movement to induct pioneering British rock group Yes into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has failed.

Republican political operative John Brabender joined forces in August with Democratic strategist Tad Devine and other operatives spanning the political spectrum to create the "Voices for Yes" campaign, aimed at inducting the beloved group into the celebrated club.

The progressive rockers were nominated and selected as finalists to join the 2014 class of Hall of Fame. Brabender and Devine's group rallied devoted fans through social media and a campaign website to sign a petition to support the rock and roll icons.

But ultimately, the trail-blazing artists failed to make the cut.

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